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Senior Buyer - Packaging
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One Source Technical, Inc
Posted on Jul 22
+1 (440) 248-6911
Senior Buyer - Packaging
Commensurate with experience and includes a base salary plus a bonus potential based on company profitability.
The Senior Buyer will responsible for purchasing and negotiating supplies relating to packaging materials (e.g., cartons, bottles, labels, etc.) for a privately held U.S. Manufacturing Company consistently recognized as a best place to work. Their core values are their guiding principles and include work - family balance, focus on quality and the customer, and doing the right thing.
Collaborate with Brand Managers, Quality & Compliance, Product Engineering, Product Management and Private Brands departments in the development of new or revised products.
Liaison between suppliers and involved departments to resolve procurement related problems and issues.
Select vendors, assess vendor capabilities, develop alternate sources, evaluate vendor performance, and negotiate prices and delivery.
Recommend major purchases of materials based on anticipated changes in prices or on unusual availability situations.
Make certain purchasing documents are properly completed and the terms and conditions of purchases are appropriate.
Assures that department records are maintained and that purchases are followed up or expedited when required. Department records include price histories to provide information on price variances.
Collaborate with vendors to identify innovative solutions or Supply Chain/Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) efficiencies.
Issue requests for quotes/proposals (RFQ/RFP) and select best source consistent with cost, quality and delivery requirements.
Negotiates and manages long term pricing agreements, vendor terms, pricing and delivery terms.
Sourcing strategies that drive cost reduction and process improvement with the department, and throughout the company.
Research industry(s) to identify best practices, process and strategies.
Ensure material inventory is maintained and available to meet the production schedule for customer demands.
Other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
BA or B.S. in Business or related major; MBA, CPSM or APICS certifications desirable.
8 plus years of experience as a buyer of packaging materials.
Proficient with MS Office suite and other work related software..
Experience with JDE ERP is a plus.
Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt is a plus.
Working knowledge of the legal aspects of procurement and contract law.
Keywords: Senior Buyer, Purchasing Agent, Packaging, Cartons, bottles, labels, displays, packaging materials
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